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Devonport High School for Girls



Teaching Staff

Teaching Staff:


Mr L Sargeant, BA (Hons), PGCE, MA, NPQH

Head Teacher

Mr A Thomas, BSc (Hons), PGCE

Deputy Head Teacher

Mrs B Bell

Business Manager

Mr E Lamb, BA (Hons), PGCE, NPQSL

Assistant Head & Head of Sixth

Mrs R Morgan, BEd (Hons)

Assistant Head Teacher

Mr L Norster, BSc (Hons), PGCE

Assistant Head Teacher

Mrs H Morgan, BA (Hons), PGCE, NPQSL

Assistant Head Teacher

Mr A Abbotts, BA (Hons), PGCE

Head of Religious Studies

Miss N Agredano Marcos, BA (Hons), MA, PGCE


Mrs S Anderson, BSc (Hons), PGCE


Mr T Ashley, BA (Hons)

    Head of English

Miss L Bilsborough, BA (Hons), MA


Mr D Blackford, BSc (Hons), PGCE

 Teacher of Biology

Miss P Burch, MRes, BA (Hons), QTS

Second, in English

Mrs J Bradley, BA(Hons), PGCE

Teacher of dance

Mr A Burton, BA (Hons), PGCE

Head of Art

Dr O Chapman, BSc (Hons), PhD, PGCE 


Miss S Clatworthy, BEd (Hons)

Head of Physical Education

Mr N Cliff, BA (Hons), PGCE, CCRS


Mr L Crossman, BA, PGCE

Teacher of Music

Miss H Crowther, BSc, PGCE

Mathematics / Head of House

Mr C Damerell, BEd (Hons) 

Second in Mathematics

Mrs A Dupas, BEd, MA

Teacher of French

Ms R Fierek, BA(Hons),PGCE


Mr R Galley, MA (Ed), BSc (Hons), PGCE


Mr J Green, BSc (Hons), PGCE


Mr B Kerr, BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head Of Computing

Mrs V Lethbridge, BA, PGCE

Head of Modern Foreign Languages

Mrs E Li, BA, QTS


Dr K Little, BA, MRes, PhD, PGCE


Mr J Lockley, BA (Hons), PGCE


Mrs C Macey, BA (Hons), PGCE


Miss L Matthews, BA (Hons) QTS

Head of History

Ms D McMahon, BBS, QTS

Head of Business and Enterprise

Mr C Meikle, BA (Hons), PGCE

Teacher of History

Ms S Mitchell, BA (Hons), QTS

Head of Music

Mr C Moore, BSc (Hons), MSc, PGCE

Head of Physics

Dr M Morley, BA (Hons), MSc, PhD, PGCE

Head of Science and Chemistry

Dr F Morris, BSc (Hons), PhD, PGCE


Mr T Newman, PGCE, BA (Hons), NPQML+, NPQSL

Head of Drama

Ms K Nott, BSc (Hons), MEd, MSc, PGCE

Geography / Business 

Dr D Parry, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, PGCE

Biology / Senior Head of House

Mrs S Palmer BA (Hons), PGCE

Teacher Of Drama

Mrs J Pierce, BSc (Hons), PGCE, MRSC


Mr D Prideaux, BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Biology

Miss J Ricks, BA (Hons) QTS

 EAL Coordinator / SAGECo / SENCO

Mr N Riseborough, BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Mathematics

Mrs A Rowe, BEd (Hons)

Physical Education

Mrs Z Russell, BA (Hons), MSc, PGCE

Teacher of PE

Ms M Salak, BA (Hons), PGCE

Religious Studies / History

 Mr D Samarakoon, MSCi, PGCE

Teacher of Maths

Mr R Samuels, MMath (Hons), PGCE

Head Of Year 12, Mathematics

Ms R Scott, BSc (Hons), PGCE


Mrs J Sharp, BA (Hons), MA(Ed), PGCE


Ms J Smith, BA (Hons), PGCE


Mrs L Stacey, BA (Hons), PGCE

MFL / Head of House

Miss N Stepp, BSc (Hons), PGCE

Assistant Head of Sixth Form / Geography

Mrs S Taylor, BA (Hons), MA, PGCE


Mrs J Tribe, BEd (Hons)

Food Technology / Head of Technology

Ms A Trower, BSc (Hons), PGCE 

Head Of Geography

Mrs G Tuckwell, BA (Hons), PGCE, PGCert

Second in MFL

Miss L Wilkinson, BSc (Hons), PGCE, NPQSL

Head Of Psychology

Support Staff

Support Staff:


Ms A Nettleship

Office Manager / PA to Head Teacher

Mrs M Harrington-Seddon

Examinations Officer

Mrs E Ellis

Finance Officer

Miss M Burnard

Finance Assistant

Mrs P Bolwell

Student Information Officer - Attendance

 Mrs L Harper

Finance assistant

Mrs P Hockedy

Personnel Assistant

Mrs K Luscombe

Assessment Officer & Office Administrator

Mrs I Mcleod

Administrative Assistant - Deputy Office Manager

Mrs N Meagor

Student Information Officer - Assessment

Mrs C Purland

Sixth Form Administrator

Mrs C Rigby

Print and Design Assistant

ICT Support:


Mr I Mason Laurence

ICT Network Manager

Mrs L Brice

ICT User Support Manager

Mr C Burrows

ICT Technician



Mrs J Dartnell


Miss E Parsons




Mrs K Knowles

Art and Technology Assistant

Miss A Preston

Senior Science Technician

Ms L Wood

Science Technician

Cover Supervision:


Mrs L Cole

Cover Supervisor

Miss D Revell

Cover Supervisor

Learning Support:


Mrs V Oliver

Nurture Base Manager

Mr R Evans

Learning Support Assistant

Mrs E Beckett

Higher Level Teaching Assistant



Mr D Henderson

Catering Manager

Mrs J Sara

Assistant Catering Manager

Mrs K Edwards

Catering Assistant

Mrs S Truscott

Catering Assistant

Mrs L Snopek

Mealtime Assistant

Mrs A Hemming

Catering Assistant

Mrs V Griffiths

Mealtime Assistant




Site Manager

Mr P Barker

Site Assistant (Morning)

Mr D Horrell

Site Assistant

Mrs J Barlow


Mrs S Hole


Mr S Sandison


yMrs T Williams


Mr D Robinson


Mrs N Hunter


Outside Agencies:


Julie Waters

School Nurse

Kerry McCoy

Education Welfare Officer

Helen Currell

Careers South West

Christian Ferris

Neighbourhood Beat Manager